Saint Leo University's campus is right in the middle of
everything that makes the state of Florida one of the world's most
popular vacation destinations. Our lakeside campus—set amidst the
rolling hills of Central Florida—is just a short drive from
beaches, NASCAR, Orlando theme parks, Major League Baseball spring
training and more.
Venture outside the university's campus and experience all
that Tampa Bay and the surrounding areas have to
Enjoy outstanding entertainment, dining, sports and shopping in
Tampa. Revel in the unique blend of nightlife and history in
popular Ybor City. Catch some serious RAYS, whether on the pristine
beaches of Clearwater or in the baseball stadiums in St.
Petersburg. Visit the vacation capital of the world and enjoy the
many attractions of Orlando. Hear the roar of the ocean and the
engines in Daytona.
Ten minutes from campus, historic Dade City
offers antique and vintage shops, clothing and jewelry boutiques,
salons, spas, restaurants and cafés. Get your groceries and other
necessities at Dade City's Winn-Dixie, Sweetbay Supermarket,
Walmart, Walgreens, CVS, Big Lots and more.
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Just a few minutes south of Dade City, Zephyrhills is another
great option for running errands: Find what you need at Super
Walmart, Kmart, Dollar Tree, and TJ Maxx, as well as grocery stores
including Publix and Winn Dixie. Popular restaurants including
Chili's, Ruby Tuesday, and Panera provide great dining options.
Zephyrhills is also where you'll find Zephyrhills Cinema 10 movie
theater and Pin Chasers 32-lane bowling
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Just 15 minutes down the interstate is bustling Wesley Chapel,
your one-stop spot for retail, dining and nightlife. The Shops at
Wiregrass is where you'll find major department stores
like Macy’s and Dillard’s, a two-story Barnes & Noble, and
favorites from Hollister to Coach to GNC. Dining options there
include sushi/Japanese, Italian and Mexican specialties, The Brass
Tap beer bar, and popular American fare restaurants such as Red
Robin and Panera. Also nearby is The Grove at Wesley
Chapel, home to Best Buy, Dick’s Sporting Goods,
Ulta and other popular retailers, as is the Cobb
Theatre Grove 16 for all the latest
Hollywood blockbusters. Wesley Chapel is home to other popular
eateries such as Applebee’s, Texas Roadhouse, and Bonefish Grill.
There, you will also find the Super Target, Super Walmart and Sam's
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Tampa is so close that our students think of it as Saint Leo's
"home city." There's a gorgeous waterfront, exciting nightlife in
Ybor City and a lifestyle that celebrates tradition while embracing
the new. Enjoy internships, mentorships and professional
opportunities in one of the U.S.'s largest metropolitan areas.
Browse Gucci, Burberry and Kate Spade at the high-end International Plaza
and Bay Street. Root for professional sports teams
including the Tampa Bay
Buccaneers, Tampa Bay Lightning
and Tampa Bay
Rays (St. Petersburg).
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Cross over shimmering Tampa Bay on one of several bridges to
access the world-renowned beaches of Clearwater and St.
Petersburg, both located on the Gulf of Mexico.
Restaurants, shopping, museums, and entertainment options abound.
Once there, it is easy to see why the area is considered Florida's
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Checks can be cashed at Trane Stop, located on campus in Saint
Edward Hall. With a valid ID students can cash checks up to $150
Saint Leo University has three registered nurses, a visiting
physician two days per week, and a nurse practitioner three days
per week in the campus Health & Wellness Center in de Chantal
Hall. The Health & Wellness
Center can provide assistance with doctor
appointments, prescriptions, over the counter medications and
residence hall visits for ill students. The Health & Wellness
Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
If a student is sick or injured and it is after hours, they should
contact their RA, Hall Directors, or Campus Safety. The closest
hospital is Pasco
Regional Hospital, located in Dade City, Fla.